Anna Yin reads | 5 April 2012

–From Anna’s website: The poetry month is coming (April). The year 2012 will mark the 14th National Poetry Month across Canada. There will be a lot of poetry events during this month. I am organizing one at Churchill Meadow Library. (Poster of national Poetry Reading) Richard Greene, Cheryl Xavier, Brandon Pitts and Anthazia Kadir will join me on April 5 (Thursday night) from 6:30 to … Continue reading Anna Yin reads | 5 April 2012

Gillian Sze reads | 17 March

– Gillian Sze will be reading her works on Saturday 17 March. From Gillian’s website: Saturday, March 17th at 7pm, come to D&Q to celebrate with graduate students of Études anglaises (Université de Montréal) as they launch their new literary chapbook, HEDGES. Neither artificial nor natural, hedges are thin, flimsy fences, leafy stitches on a landscape. Hedges is a chapbook penned and handmade by graduate students of … Continue reading Gillian Sze reads | 17 March

Royston Tester’s story named finalist in Malahat Review’s Open Season Awards

Congratulations to Royston Tester! His story “Four Gentlemen and a Comfort Woman” has been named a finalist in Malahat Review‘s annual Open Seasons Awards competition. “Four Gentlemen and a Comfort Woman” is from Royston’s forthcoming collection Fatty Goes to China (Tightrope Books). We are honoured to have the opportunity to feature the title story “Fatty Goes to China” in the February/March 2012 issue of Cha … Continue reading Royston Tester’s story named finalist in Malahat Review’s Open Season Awards

Poetry OutLoud Hong Kong | Thursday 3 November 2011

[click the poster to enlarge] – DATE: 3 Nov 2011 (Thursday) TIME: 8:00pm – 9:30pm VENUE: Fotogalarie, 2/F, Fringe Club, 2nd Lower Albert Road, Central Host: Mr. David McKirdy (Poetry OutLoud) Reciters:  All  visiting writers (from Hong Kong Baptist University’s International Writers Workshop)  Local writers (from Poetry OutLoud Hong Kong) Cha contributors Zhai Yaoming (visiting writer) Ms. Zhai Yongming is not able to come to Hong Kong  and Arthur Leung (local … Continue reading Poetry OutLoud Hong Kong | Thursday 3 November 2011

Xi Chuan at the International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong | 10-13 November

Xi Chuan, whose poetry was published in “The China Issue” of Cha (translated from the Chinese by Lucas Klein), will be reading at the International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong (November 10-13, 2011). Xi Chuan will be joining nine other Chinese-language poets from the Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong as well as ten international poets, including Carolyn D. Wright, Tomaž Šalamun and Paul Muldoon. (See … Continue reading Xi Chuan at the International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong | 10-13 November

Fatty Goes to China: Royston Tester reads | 25 August, 2011

Author Royston Tester Reading at the Opposite House Reading :: 7pm, Thursday, August 25, 2011 Venue :: Atrium of The Opposite House RSVP :: liyu@redgategallery.com [limited seating available to the first 40 guests] Where is ‘home’? Does an adopted one matter? Who’s adopting whom? In these eleven richly varied stories, set in and around a Beijing railway station, in a downtown Toronto neighborhood, in Berlin and Buchenwald, in England … Continue reading Fatty Goes to China: Royston Tester reads | 25 August, 2011

Mani Rao reads | 17 June 2011

Reading on June 17 Toto Funds the Arts is delighted to invite you to a reading by poet and author Mani Rao of her radical, literary translation of the Bhagavad Gita She will be in conversation with Arshia Sattar Venue: Crossword Bookstore, ACR Towers, Ground Floor, 32 Residency Road, Bangalore – 1 Date and time: Friday, 17 June 2011 at 6.30 pm In this bold, … Continue reading Mani Rao reads | 17 June 2011

Poetry OutLoud features Mary-Jane Newton | Wednesday 4th May 2011

[click image to enlarge] Mary-Jane Newton’s new poetry collection Of Symbols Misused will feature, and there will also be an open mic session. Please email PoetryOutloud@gmail.com if you’d like a slot. Gauri Naurain will MC. ::::: Author’s bio: Mary-Jane Newton was born in India and grew up in Germany. She is the author of a collection of poetry, Of Symbols Misused (Proverse Hong Kong, 2011) and … Continue reading Poetry OutLoud features Mary-Jane Newton | Wednesday 4th May 2011